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How Do I Love Myself

I hate the person I see in the mirror everyday. I am so hard on myself and do not give myself the credit I deserve. I do not know how to accept compliments or learn to love myself. Was abused sexually as a child and emotionally in a marriage. Going through therapy for 1 1/2 yrs. How do I love myself?

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You are worthy of love, because you're a human being. God is love, and loves you.
---Ashley_E.H. on 12/20/14

god dont make junk. you are beautiful.
---janol on 12/29/10

I have a message for you .....

As you were ......... God LOVES you.
As you are .......... God LOVES you.
As you shall be ..... God LOVES you.

God LOVES you.

God wants to FILL you with Love.

Accept it. Take it. Its yours.

You cannot give away, that which you are not prepared to own.

God LOVES you. That Love is for you.

OWN it.


You cannot give someone a 'penny' if you are not able to accept 'tupence'.

Accept it.

Take it.

Its yours.

No catch.



Because LOVE is Who the Real God is.
---Allan on 10/20/10

Everyone has things in their past that have been hard to overcome. Your therapists may not be Christians (but don't assume their lives have been trouble free...actually many people enter this field because of past problems of their own.)

This sometimes works for me: I pretend that a friend has come to me with the same feelings about themselves that I have, and telling of the same painful experiences. Would I condemn them? No...and neither would most people. Not GOD, either! (In fact, Jesus cared enough to die for you)
What happened to you as a child was NOT your fault, no matter what some might have said. And it set you up for further abuse as an adult.
Just try to be as kind to yourself as you most likely are to others.
---Donna66 on 10/19/10

Well, compliments you should take with a grain of salt, also, criticisms, a grain of salt. As far as liking yourself, you are not any worse than anyone else. How could you be? We are all in the same boat, in need of a Savior. Trust me, none of us are so great. Learn to be yourself. And there is a Scripture where David praised God for the wonderful Work that He had done in creating him. I tried this one night, and God giggled. Praise God.
---catherine on 10/18/10

Try and love the Lord and your neighbours more. Be more appreciative of what God has done for you through others. In my view, this may help you to appreciate that God made u in the best way you should be, better than some others.
---Adetunji on 10/18/10

Well, my heart goes out to you. Can't say that about every situation, must come from God. But, this one does, hallelujah....You must keep trying. You should know that the therapist are unbelievers. And most have lived a good life, not many trials in it. These people depend only on their education and their knowledge. Now, I'm not knocking education or knowledge, because God is all-knowing, of whom I serve. Knowledge and education is all unbelievers have. They don't have God and His knowledge. As long as you remain lost, I see not much hope for you.
---catherine on 10/13/10

francis - Romans 13:9-10 The commandments, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet, and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.Love does no wrong to a neighbor, therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

And like the rest of the new testament there is not even a hint that Christians need observe the olde Jewish Sabbath - a commmandment that found its fulfillment in the rest those that beleive in Christ enter into. Hebrews 4.

And you may ask what has the Jewish Sabbath to do with love of neighbor? If you answered nothing, guess what? You got the right answer.
---leej on 10/13/10

Romans 13:9 For this,
Thou shalt not commit adultery,
Thou shalt not kill,
Thou shalt not steal,
Thou shalt not bear false witness,
Thou shalt not covet,
and if there be any other commandment,
( Ephesians 6:2 Honour thy father and mother,)
it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely,THOU SHALL OOVE THY NEIGHBOUR AS THYSELF.
---francis on 10/12/10

My pastor put it to me like this:

Love thy neighbor AS thyself.

"If we love our neighbor but NOT ourselves arent we still guilty of breaking this law? Am I a greater judge than God? If God loves me, shouldnt I love me as well? "

Self love isnt a bad thing unless you love the things about yourself that hurt other people.
---JackB on 10/11/10

Jesus loves you and that is the highest form of love there is. You must believe that. From that position of strength you must stop hating yourself. God made you in His own image and God does not make mistakes,love. Please read Psalms 139 for starters. How can you love someone else when you don't love yourself? If you don't like yourself you will allow anyone take advantage you and you will become a victim and God forbid,perhaps, a statistic.. You don't want that to happen. Stop being hard on yourself and begin giving yourself compliments, everyday. Treat yourself well. Even if no one else does. Buy yourself little gifts and treats. Even on holidays, if you have no boyfriend or spouse, buy yourself something. You are a worthwhile human being.
---Robyn on 10/11/10

Wow! I am so sorry to hear about your past situation. I have been asking the same question about how to love myself more like Christ meant to, you know "love your neighbor as yourself". I think the more you ask and stop to listen for God to respond, He will direct you. I looked at some of the other posts and a gal had recommended Beth Moores bible study "Breaking Free". No lie, I got up from bed tonight thinking about this very subject and I remembered that that bible study was the fork in the road in my life. Allow and Trust God to make your crooked life straight.
---sheila_s on 9/24/10

People WILL disappointed you but God will Never Disappoint You! He said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you." In other words He and Him alone will never violate your trust, dishonor and disrespect you. Do not allow human failure to determine your worth/value. I did that for the most part of my life, until I read your blog. I realize that I wasn't the only one feeling unloved. I acted as if something was wrong with me and that God made a mistake in having me here in this world but I realize that God doesn't make mistakes or garbage. He makes plans, purposes and valuables. So you are worthy and valuable to God and if you look around to others, too!
---Linda on 4/7/09

In order to love yourself, you need to genuinely believe that God loves you for all that you are. You are beautiful because God made you beautiful. The devil wants you to look at yourself and dislike what you see because he knows it will tear you from God. Read James 4:7. Tell yourself everyday that God loves you and that you were fearfully and wonderfully made, and believe it, because it is true! and make sure that you read the Bible and pray hard everyday, seeking for God's face. Remember that verse, live and love God, and he will take care of you. Don't be like most people who want the truth and want help, but half-heartedly seek for it from God. Devote yourself to Him. He is your security!
---justin on 10/23/08

To Whosoever has an ear to hear?

The Total Joy & Peace of Life are found in the fulfillment of all the laws & statues, which hang on "LOVE" of God. We must stay in the state of mind of forgiveness toward others as well as ourselves, to reside in love.

We learn to love ourselves when we learn to surrender, with all of our existence, to the Love of God.

Once surrendered (heart, soul & mind) to the Love of God, we learn that we have also gained a soul, heart & mind for loving God.

We feel the Joy & Peace of the Lord in our hearts, souls & minds from surrendering to the True Love of God. Then and only then will we know how to/what it means to truly love others/neighbor as ourselves.
---Shawn.M.T on 10/9/08

Bless you Cindi,
Our Heavenly Father is the Perfect Parent.
His LOVE is True Love.
These are my words but the Word of God brings LIFE.

The Holy Spirit comforts...
Please read:John16:13
ICor 2

Ps 139:23-24
"Search me, O God , and know my heart,try me and know my thoughts:and see if there be any wicked way in me,and lead me in the way everlasting.

Repentance and remission...
He is true and just to forgive.
He loves you!
I'm in agreement with
More excellent way...
Call out...
"Abba Father"
Thankful for his Son ,Jesus Christ our Savior.
---char on 9/12/08

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The Lord didn't make us to be the same as each other ("varied grace", 1 Peter 4:10) and we all have different circumstances/experiences in life. 'Freewill' is how we deal with our experiences/circumstances.

Many people just become bitter and unjustly make their problems become another person's problems...taking their frustrations out on the other person INSTEAD OF simply becoming sad/depressed dealing with their own problems themselves, but The Lord says that before we can truly follow Him, we must carry our own cross...

Luke 14:27
"Whoever does not bear his own cross and [then] come after me, cannot be my disciple".

You have been JUST and done the right thing.
---more_excellent_way on 8/5/08

A wise man said (Ecclesiastes 2:17)...
"So, I hated life"
("grevious to me"...corruption, hatred/resentment, war, cheating/betrayal, etc.).

It's not an ungodly attitude to feel uncomfortable in this world ("poor in spirit", Matthew 5:3, the kingdom within).

John 12:25, "he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life"

There are many misunderstandings about God (there always have been).

We should know God as "Abba Father" (dear Father, Romans 8:15), not master/taskmaster...

"but you have received the spirit of sonship. When we cry, "Abba! Father!" and be His "FRIEND" (James 2:23).
---more_excellent_way on 8/5/08

I want to connect to God . I know he loves me unconditionally, but what is unconditional love if you don`t know what it is. My mind reads and knows the defenition, but my heart doesn`t relate. I think i`m going crazy. Everyday a new past hurt I inflicted upon myself or someone comes up.I try and forgive my self , but I just feel dirty and undeserving.
---Cindi on 8/4/08

Most people are selfish and love themselves too much. You are on the opposite side. Perhaps you are just insecure or shy. Sometimes shyness makes you feel this way and insecurity. Begin to feel about yourself the way God feels about you. Jesus loved you so much He was willing to die for you. That is real love. And it show you are important and a worthwhile human being.Are you a Christian?
---Robyn on 4/12/08

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I am trying to learn myself right now as well but I am getting better. I used to hate myself. I felt like a mistake. But God over the years has been teaching me how to love myself. It begins with first understanding how much God loves you and then receiving that love.
---Dan on 3/26/08

Unfortunately we live in an imperfect world and we fall victim to those who do not understand how to love others or themselves. But as adults we can love ourselves and we can choose who to be around. Let us choose to be in the presence of God's love. Imagine the perfect parent here on Earth. That parent does not anger easily. When their child stumbles, do they not love their child any way?
---Dan on 3/26/08

When their child makes a mistake, do they not gently correct them and then love them any way. Then how much more does our God love us. He knows all and therefore understands what is at the root of all our misgivings. He can see that it is a result of us not understanding. If your child made a mistake on their homework, would chastise that child and be angry with them. No.
---Dan on 3/26/08

You would say, "It's okay, you don't yet understand that but let me teach you. You will get it. Just keep on trying. It takes practice." So it is with life. And this is how we love ourselves. Once we understand how God loves us we can apply the same principle to ourselves. How would you treat your own child?
---Dan on 3/26/08

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Would you keep your child up to all hours of the night? You would not because it's not good for them. Would you feed your child unhealthy things. No, because it is not good for them. Treat yourself like you would treat your beloved child. Just remember. It takes practice.
---Dan on 3/26/08

But then again, as a parent you already understand that, and you give your child a lot of room to make mistakes and just keep saying, "It's okay. Just keep trying. You'll get it."
---Dan on 3/26/08

Contrary to popular belief, life is NOT about us. We were created by HIM for his pleasure, His purposes. Job, one of the few people in Scripture called righteous, lost everything. He demanded to meet God and be heard. When God allowed Job to catch just a glimse of His glory, Job said this: "I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes.
Take your eyes off yourself and look to Jesus for salvation.
---craig on 1/13/08

God is Love! Bathe yourself in God's word and allow Him to show you the great and perfect being you are as He made you in His image. He knew you even before you were formed in the womb- this means you are pretty important to Him. As you grow in God's love, you will be able to accept and recognize just how special you are.
---rraea8898 on 1/12/08

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I had to reply to the person who posted about being abused and "self-hatred".

Counseling is not what you need. You need Jesus.

Coming from personal experience myself until I knew who I was in Christ I could not see my self worth in the Natural.

Renew your mind to the Word of God. Receive the Bible's truth about your identity and then walk ye in it.
---Ardith_Kay_Tolson on 1/11/08

Then why don't you 'DENY yourself, carry your cross... mike. that is biblical & christ commanded it. but i bet you would spin it around by defending yourself. i find you a self righteous, arrogant hypocrite so you can look good of jesus.
---noah on 1/11/08

noah, you need to email someone quickly.
It's beginning to look alot like Christmas in those answers there, I mean the Texas Fruitcake Co.
---Mark on 1/11/08

Why don't you write to your diary?
Love of self is your central message.
The rest of us don't need all of the details of your love life, with yourself and others.
Blog therapy may be helping you, but I find the details to be very self-serving.
---Mike on 1/11/08

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finally, if you do not love yourself, your RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR'SELF', w/c is based on fear, guilt shame & blame will be dysfunctional & your relationship with others will be dysfunctional. loving yourself will give you courage, confidence & your relationship with other will be functional
---noah on 1/11/08

pt 2 - the important thing is to make a DECISION & go ahead love & accept yourself. there is a person inside of you. if a pastor/christian tells you that it is a sin bec. of self, the middle of sin/pride is I, just love yourself bec. these manholes/humandogs (pastors/christians) do not DENY them'SELVES'! SELF IS a person, I, he she, we, is used to describe a person & you are a person! you can start today!
---noah on 1/10/08

pt 3 - also, nobody will help you, they will pay your bills if you lose your job. pastors/christians do not want to be inconvinience that is why they do not 'DENY them'SELVES'. so love, accept & welcome yourself bec. you are a person. remeMber YOU CAN LOVE YOUR'SELF' BEC CHRISTIANS/PASTORS DO NOT DENY THEMSELVES!!!
---noah on 1/10/08

pt 4 - SELF LOVE IS A CONSTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR. SELF DENIAL IS A self destructive BEHAVIOUR! do not listen to these pastors/christians who preaches SELF DENIAL! IT WILL DESTROY YOUR LIFE!
---noah on 1/10/08

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part 1 - It starts with a decision. emotions of fear, guilt, shame & blame gets in the way. so control your feelings & decide. You can also try WRITING THERAPY. just write & write what you feel & think. this is a start.
---noahbright on 1/10/08

You are not alone. Many people hate themselves: they are too fat, or too thin, they wish they were a different race or something else makes them unhappy. To love or accept yourself is a learned thing, easier for some people, and some of us never learn it. I suggest that you do small things for yourself, like treat yourself to something you would enjoy, a favorite treat, or a cosmetic, or something. And treat yourself for no other reason except for the fact that doing so would bring you a little happiness
---Eloy on 1/10/08

Do you really want recovery, Linda?

Or are you simply directing all attention towards yourself each and every day, in every way, from every source? I have developed an immunity from the fictitious question/answer process through prayer.

In your "real" life, with "real" people - have they developed that same immunity?
If so, don't you think it's time to quit crying wolf. When a "real" crisis hits, no one will listen.
---Mike on 1/9/08

to mike - where is your compasssion. are you going to point to sin why she was sexually abused when she was a child?
---noah on 1/8/08

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to mike - where is your compassion for a person suffering from trauma. are you going to point to sin for her emotional suffering & sexual abuse? it's people like you people leave churches bec. you add more weight on their shoulder, putting the blame on the person already suffering! you are a self righteous arrogant human dog so you can look good for jesus
---mikehow on 1/8/08

How are 'real' people, in your 'real' life responding to all of these traumas, heartaches, ailments?

Do they believe you?
Or do you reserve all of these traumas, heartaches, ailments for us?
---Mike on 1/8/08

I have been to psychiatrists and have tried to commit suicide at least 8 times. I was under demonic oppression. I went through deliverance recently, deliverance is when the power of Christ sets you free from the being bound by Satan. I had a spirit of unforgiveness from being abused. It is all through out the bible - Jesus casts out evil spirits from the Demoniac - Mark 5:1 is just one of many texts out of the bible of Jesus freeing people from unclean spirit. Its worth it.
---Rosalie on 1/8/08

Well, you need to get of therapy if you belong to God. These things takes time that only God can help you with. May I remind you. Take compliments good or bad with a grain of salt. Straight from God's own mouth. Always give Him the glory for everything that is good. Praise Him regardless.
---catherine on 1/7/08

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You are on the right road in that you are talking about your situation with someone. I hope it is a christian therapist. The next step is to forgive yourself. Find scriptures in the bible on forgiveness and the love of God. Then, mediate these verses. Also study and mediatate the letters of Paul especially Ephesians. Look for in Christ, in him, and in God scriptures. These will tell you who you are in Christ and what he has provided for you. Joy9988
---joy9988 on 1/6/08

Has the thought of deliverance ever crossed your mind?
---Mike on 1/4/08

Dear Sunshine: You will appreciate yourself when you realize that God made you and loves you. "God creates NO junk" including YOU. It is common for those who are sexually and emotionally abused to feel awful about themselves. You accepted the lies the abusers forced upon you. BUT God loves you and doesn't want you to remain a victim. Ask Jesus to come into your heart, my dear, and you will find joy unspeakable including respecting yourself. I know, I've been there, done that! Blessings!
---Elsie on 1/4/08

One thing you must learn is that you must also be able to forgive yourself for the bad things that happen in the past. They may or may not be your fault, but to receive forgiveness from God, you must be able to forgive others, as well as God and yourself.
---Bob on 3/30/07

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Love God first
---mark on 3/29/07

Love yourself because you are a Child of God. God wanted somebody EXACTLY like you, thats why you are here. God bless.
---sue on 3/29/07

How do I love myself, let me count the ways.
I look into the mirror constantly.
I think the image in the mirror is another parakeet, but it's just little ole me. Tee hee hee....LOL
I hippity hop all around, flutter my wings, and love kissing myself in the mirror.
I do make a mess under my cage, but someone else will clean it up.
---Parakeet on 3/29/07

How do I love myself? Well you don't. You might as well hate yourself. Ofcourse, I am kidding. Another process only God can help.
---catherine on 3/29/07

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I have suffered with similar types of depression and sometimes I am tempted to succomb to that lie from the enemy that I am no good; what I can tell you is this: the way, the only way to love yourself is to first love the Lord with all your heart, mind, spirit; get into your bible and realize who He is. Take yourself out of the equation for a time and seek only to know who He is; get to know and understand, to the best of your ability, what His characteristics are We are created in His image, by Him.
---sonja on 3/29/07

It's a lifelong healing process for many of us that we must go through with Jesus. Some wounds go too deep, and we might not ever be completely restored on this side of glory. Jesus helps a lot, spend as much time as you can with Jesus in prayer, I promise you he will help take your burdens and do what only he can do. In his time he will wipe away all of our tears, but for now we must depend on him and on his help to see us through this horrible and abusive world. He loves you dearly, know this every day.
---Eloy on 3/28/07

Talk to God about the past experiences that get you to feel this way. Open your heart to Him and tell Him everything you feel even if you think he won't like it(he already knows what you feel anyway). Let Him console you and guide you onto a road of healing. Ask Him to heal you from these mental and emotional afflictions and put your faith in God and believe He can and will turn things around. God can change hearts overnight. Just ask Him to change yours.
---Matthew on 3/28/07

Realize that God loves you, and whatever the reasons, they are good reasons. Who are you to argue God's reasons for loving you aren't good enough?His reasons are good enough, so love yourself knowing that.(Understanding that on an intellectual level is a start).Jesus commands us to love our neighbors as ourselves.You'd hate your neighbor to love them as youself.So also realize new commandment to love others as Jesus loves you(Jn.15:12)which means you must love yourself as Jesus loves you.
---Sheila on 3/28/07

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You are on the right path. You are in counseling and you are asking and seeking help from other christians. Read your Bible and concentrate on learning who you really are in Christ. You must not only read the Bible, but you must say these verses out loud to yourself whenever you have negative defeating thoughts about yourself. You might find yourself doing it constantly, but the more you speak out loud to the negative voices inside using the Word of God, the more they will lessen. Joy9988
---Joy9988 on 3/28/07

please contact me, I think I can be of assistance. Junia 6337
---Junia on 3/28/07

Sunshine...You had no controll over what happened to you as a child ...i want you to began looking at your self thru Gods eyes for he thinks you are beautiful and i want you to hug yourself each day and i also want you to come against this Spirit of low self esteem in the name of Jesus...For Who the Son sets Free is Free indeed..GOD BLESS YOU..LOVE YOUR SELF.
---Lea on 3/28/07

I just remembered a terrific Bible study that helped me. Beth Moore wrote a study called "Breaking Free." I strongly suggest that you study it.
---Madison on 6/19/05

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Sunshine, I don't want to sound harsh, but you need to get understanding in your heart about who you are in Jesus. (You are in Him?) Underline every passage in the new testament that has phrases like "in Him", "in Christ" and realize this IS your identity. Experiences in the past seem to provide justification for not believing what God says about us. By meditating on the truth, you can identify the lies and replace them with God's reality. The therapy doesn't seem to be working.
---sam7944 on 6/19/05

Dear Sunshine,
Wow! The enemy has really been busy. First, let God be true and every man a liar (including you)Rm.3:4 You are who God says you are. You are free of the past; its only a memory; nothing real. The only thing that is real is what God says, and the only way to experience Him and His promises is in the now. He says that the old man is dead when you accept Jesus as your Lord. Put on the new man (your choice) created and born again in righteousness and true holiness. Eph 4:24
---sam7944 on 6/19/05

Man looks at the outward appearance and God looks at the heart. First, try building a relationship with God Your Heavenly Father. The closer you are to God, the more he will reveal his love for you to you. Give the hurts to him. He knows how you feel. He gave his Son's life to save you from hell. Just imagine how much love he showed for you even before you were created. We all can be beautiful on the inside and with God our beauty can come out and touch others. That is beauty inside/out for all to see.
---Eddie_Jo on 6/16/05

My Dear Sunshine, I do understand your feelings for I am now conseling 20 sexually abused children (age 3-14). I usually say that it is those who are the perpetrators who should feel bad and not the victims. Unfortunately, the abusers impose those negative feelings and the victims carry those all the way through. I wonder why the 1 1/2 years has not been of help? Let me suggest that you read "Victory over the Darkness" by Neil Anderson.seble5457
---Seble on 6/16/05

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I have been through both the sexual abuse and the abusive marriage. Neil Anderson has great resources at Freedom in Christ Ministries. I downloaded his list of Who I Am in Christ. It is a list of scriptures that define our identity as a child of God.
God bless you.
---Madison on 6/15/05

Hi, been there. I make my self look in the mirror in the eyes, I make my self tell my self I will love you even if no one else will today, Jesus made me & loves me. we can make it through the day. I sing "Jesus loves me" till I feel it. when I feel self hate I say the things I said in the morning to my self again. I still do this. daily.
---laure5469 on 6/15/05

Hi there...
I once had similar experience like you. I would like to share, how I finally beat this nightmare. But may I write to you, through your direct email? This box here only allows us of 85 words!

---Annie on 6/15/05

Dear Sunshine, Look at this blog everyday and see how many people God has loved you through. The only thing I have to add to all this marvelous advise is spend time with God in praise and worship. Do you go to a church that gives a significant time to that? If not try to find a place that does. Or do so alone just you and God, as you do His presence will wash over you and cause you to experience His Love for you. This will change you. This will heal you, this will make to happy to be you.
---kathy3339 on 6/15/05

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I can't say that I know what you've gone through but I've had my own set of problems and pain. God loves you. Keep proclaiming God's glory and thanking Him. The more you see the He loved you so much to even give His own Son for you, the more you'll see He thinks your worth it.
---Auror3743 on 6/14/05

"Sunshine" is a lovely name!! You are created by God! There is only ONE person on earth like you! The whole Bible tries to tell you how much God loves you. He even sent his only son to save you and to fill you with "living water" (Jn. 4: 10). Jesus spoke about the "water" he gives to a very sinful woman! He invited her to DRINK! Jesus knocks on the door of your heart! Say "yes" and let him in. When you look in your mirror next time, you will see Jesus!!
---Ernst9433 on 6/14/05

As a fellow abuse survivor I have been where you are, and have bouted with depression since I was a little girl. When I saw the Passion of the Christ something happened to where I was truly lifted. Watching it all I could think of was Why? Then a Voice said to me, because you were worth Me dieing for. God said this. No one can take that away.
---Tiffany on 6/14/05

Dear friend. First I want to let you know that God does love you. His love is unconditional. Also I want to ask if you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal savior. Perhaps you need to get involved in a church. Read Proverbs 31.
This will encourage you. Please take the time to forgive yourself. This will not happen over night. It will be a day to day walk to overcome this. Ask God to help you through this situation and He will. Trust the Lord. He loves you.
---Stephanie on 6/14/05

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Psalm 139:14: 'I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.'
God doesn't make trash, He has meant for you to be here and has put great gifts and skills inside of you that make you unique! He loves you and He is always right...xox
---Cathy on 6/14/05

Sexual or other abuse frequently results in self-hatred. Therapy can help. The fact you are taking steps means that you KNOW you are deserving of love. Good for you!

The source of proper self-love: You exist for no other reason than God wants you to exist so He can love you!

If He thinks you're worthy of love, who is anybody to question this! :-)

"Love your neighbor as yourself." See all selves (yours, too!) as excellent things deserving of love and respect and wonder.
---Jack on 6/14/05

Sunshine...stop and just think of that name you just used ...SUNSHINE!!!!! Just in that name you are bright and warm and give life and joy. Yes Sister it starts there......what you think of yuorself and who God has named you. We bear HIS name CHRISTians....CHRIST_IN...s.Name denotes nature and you have His name. Rest in His love. you may contact me rache7576
---rachel on 6/14/05

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